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|Family: Moraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Tree, thorny; dioecious. Stem: buds scaly; stipule scars obscure, not encircling stem. Leaf: alternate, or clustered with inflorescences, entire, deciduous; major veins pinnate. Inflorescence: +- erect, spheric; staminate an umbel or umbel-like raceme, > 1 per axil, peduncled; pistillate a head, 1 per axil, sessile. Pistillate Flower: style simple. Fruit: spheric, bumpy, of many achenes within fleshy calyces, yellow-green [red].
Species In Genus: +- 12 species: warm parts of America, Africa, Asia, Australia. Etymology: (William McClure, American geologist, 1760--1840) Note: Wind-pollinated.
eFlora Treatment Author: Alan T. Whittemore & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Ficus carica
Next taxon: Maclura pomifera
Citation for this treatment: Alan T. Whittemore & Elizabeth McClintock 2016. Maclura, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9681, accessed on July 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 30, 2016.